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Mississippi Power: tax credit likely to be repaid

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Associated Press Mississippi Power Co. announced Tuesday it will likely have to repay a $234 million federal tax credit because its Kemper County power plant won’t be in operation by April 19. The unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. said it probably won’t meet that deadline to start producing carbon dioxide at the $6.3 billion plant it’s building in eastern Mississippi, ...

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PSC wants to hear from utilities about proposed EPA regulations

JACKSON — The Mississippi Public Service Commission is seeking input from others, including utilities, in its efforts to fight proposed federal rules that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from Mississippi’s power plants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as part of a nationwide effort, proposed in June that Mississippi’s carbon dioxide emissions from power plants be 38 percent lower in the ...

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Denbury to buy CO2 from Kemper County plant

KEMPER COUNTY — A wholly-owned subsidiary of Dallas, Texas-based Denbury Resources Inc. has entered into a contract to purchase 70 percent of the carbon dioxide (CO2) captured from Mississippi Power Company’s Kemper County Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle project. Terms of the contract were not disclosed Mississippi Power will capture, clean, compress and deliver an estimated 115 million cubic feet per ...

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Lawmakers considering underground carbon dioxide storage

JACKSON — Lawmakers are considering bills to allow and regulate long-term underground carbon dioxide storage, a practice proponents say will help increase the state’s oil production while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Senate passed a bill to set up a regulatory structure giving the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality the authority to oversee the process. The House version awaits a ...

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Energy funding carbon-capture efforts

WASHINGTON — U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that $55 million would be made available to develop advanced technologies that can capture carbon dioxide from flue gases at existing power plants so that the greenhouse gas may be sequestered or put to beneficial use. The funding is a direct investment in carbon capture and storage related technologies that will support ...

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